Jaguar Primary Schools Challenge Takes-Off.

Following a successful project facilitation and software training for teachers for the Jaguar Primary Schools Challenge during the month of October, two official races have taken place at Sci-Bono Discovery Centre in Johannesburg.

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BLOODHOUND SSC makes first ever public run at Cornwall Airport Newquay, 20 years after Thrust SSC set the current World Land Speed Record.View more information here.

The South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA) aims to advance public awareness, appreciation and engagement of science, engineering and technology in South Africa.


SA-SWISS  nanomedicine symposium

05 – 06 December 2017

The aim of the symposium is to provide a platform for researchers and industry to showcase ground breaking academic and industrial research to policy makers and promote collaboration in the areas of HIV/AIDS, TB and nanomedicine in South Africa (SA) and Switzerland (Swiss).

STEMI Conference

19 – 22 February 2018

The STEMI Olympiads and Competitions Community of Practice Conference is an annual conference which is dedicated to the advancement of the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Innovation (STEMI) Olympiads and Competitions in South Africa by creating a community of practice where best practices are identified and benchmarked.

Mpumalanga Science Festival

26 February – 02 March 2018

Taking Science to the next level.


07 – 13 March 2018

Scifest Africa, South Africa’s National Science Festival, was established in 1996 to promote the public awareness, understanding and appreciation of science, technology and innovation (STI) in South Africa. Scifest Africa is the largest science festival in Africa, and the 2017 National Science Festival offered an interactive festival programme consisting of 58 exhibitions and 726 events.

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